Violet Frances ROBERTS


Violet Frances

Born: Nov. 27, 1921,

Knee Hill Valley

Died: Jan. 24, 2014, Lacombe

Beloved wife of Rev. James Roberts passed away at the age of 92. Vi’s greatest love was her family: husband, Jim; daughter Fran Lees; son, Jim Roberts (Bev), grandchildren, Linda (Mike); Audrey; Maureen (Lawrence), Ron (Brenda); Hollie (Dan) along with her great grandchildren Kodi, Tyler, Kassidy, Wayde, Shannon, Curtis, Scott, Dawson and Crosby. Vi is also survived by her sister, Mary Winchester (Allan). Vi was predeceased by her parents, Mary Ann and James McCabe; brothers, Charles and James as well as son-in-law Bill Lees. Vi’s zest for life forged many lasting friendships with the communities and church families which she touched in her career as a minister’s wife. She was a wonderful wife, mom, grandma and great grandma and will live in our hearts forever. A very special thank you to the Nurses, Doctors and staff from the Royal Oak; Lacombe and Red Deer Hospitals as well as the Lacombe EMS for your compassionate care given to Vi, through-out her journey. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, February 1, 2014 at the Gaetz Memorial United Church, 4758 Ross Street, Red Deer, at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice. Condolences may be sent or viewed at Arrangements in care of

Maryann Hansen,

Funeral Director at


6287 – 67 A Street

(Taylor Drive), Red Deer. 403.340.4040 or 1.800.481.7421.

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